A multiobjective evolutionary algorithm for the task based sailor assignment problem


This paper investigates a multiobjective formulation of the United States Navy's Task based Sailor Assignment Problem and examines the performance of a multiobjective evolutionary algorithm (MOEA), called NSGA-II, on large instances of this problem. Our previous work [3, 5, 4], consider the sailor assignment problem (SAP) as a static assignment, while the present work assumes it as a time dependent multitask SAP, making it a more complex problem, in fact, an NP-complete problem. Experimental results show that the presented genetic-based solution is appropriate for this problem. Copyright 2009 ACM.

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Proceedings of the 11th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO-2009